Do you need to submit a passport type photo with your USCG License renewal package?

No need for a new photo during USCG License renewal. Your TWIC photo is used. Learn more about the process and TWIC requirements.

1 mins read・Mar 09, 2023
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Nope. The USCG gets your picture from the TWIC.

Do I need to renew my TWIC with my USCG License?

Most people do not need to have a valid TWIC once they have a USCG license so you don't need to renew it to renew your license. You will just end up with your old picture on your renewed USCG license!

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Nate Gilman
Nate Gilman

Nate has over 15 years of professional maritime experience and has hawsepiped his way to a 3rd Mate Unlimited Endorsement with full STCW compliance. He is proud veteran of the NOAA Commissioned Corps.

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